IDM held a 5 days short course in Occupational Health and Safety this past week. This course offers an overview of potential and existing health and safety hazards that could undermine the productivity targets of the enterprise, the increasing awareness of the employees’ rights to health and safety at work and the need for organizations to comply with International Standards as well as the Lesotho Labour Code and the importance of sound occupational health and safety practices.
This Past week, our Training Staff participated in a two(2) day assessment training facilitated by members of Lesotho College of Education. The purpose of the training is continue to acquit participants with skills necessary for effective assessment items. This is an activity that is conducted periodically to ensure that we deliver quality education to our learners.
IDM recently conducted a one week short course training for LEC staff in Tender evaluation. The 5 days course is ideal for procurement professionals as well as senior staff members. It assists with skills capacity in helping members to reduce costs as well as reputational risks to the organization. Attendees are also given skills that help the organization to manage procurement activities through acquiring the right goods of the precise quantity, at the right time, delivered at the right place.
Remember to secure your seat for the August 2021 intake before close of applications in June. IDM will this year accept applications in Emergency Medical Care(EMC) in partnership with Boitekanelo College from Botswana. This is a one year certificate qualification payable at M17,500 per annum.
Moreover, Diploma qualifications spanning two years in Accounting and business studies as well as Human Resource Management are also available on pastime, weekend, full time as well as block release basis.
IDM has Launched its Psychometric Assessment Center held at Avani Maseru. This cutting-Edge initiative is yet another tool that aims to assist local corporates to effectively manage their recruitment, screening and selection needs. IDM has partnered with an international organization called SHL to provide talent central assessment platform using psychometric testing system or aptitude test.
The Institute of Development Management (IDM) and Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) have entered into a partnership to facilitate training of local government structures. This follows the launch and roll-out of the IDM Centre for Local Governance, a product developed by IDM for councilors, council administration, land boards, tribal authorities as well as district and village development structures.
Realizing there is a significant alignment in their mandate, last week IDM and BPSC entered into a partnership and signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in several areas of mutual interest. The two institutions will jointly develop and deliver short programmes geared towards capacitating individuals in their professional careers. IDM and BPSC have also agreed to leverage on each other’s resources by sharing some of their facilities including library, training rooms, and the cafeteria.
A hardworking leader, Malikongwa has done an impeccable job of turning the IDM brand into a household name. Having gained rich past work experience from blue chip corporations, he has easily transitioned to ably lead in the education provision space. He chats with STAFF WRITER VICTORIA MARUMO.
You are the leader of an institution that is a brainchild of the Governments of Botswana., Lesotho and Eswatini, take us through IDM establishment.